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COVID has compounded challenges in outreach to those least capable of maintaining internet connectivity to participate fully in schooling, and innovative outreach strategies may be needed.
Darlington County School District in rural South Carolina saw an overwhelming response when educators there created a virtual academy to enhance online learning this school year.
Alternative grading and competency-based learning are two key shifts superintendents might consider as they lead COVID recovery in their school districts.
Ensuring our state and regional education centers have the needed resources at this time should be a national imperative.
Schools looking to launch esports don't have to break the bank to get gaming going. If they first determine their program's purpose and look for available help, the sky is the limit.
Superintendents and their teams can analyze COVID trends in their own districts and surrounding schools with an online dashboard that will go live in September.
Here's why this school year is a good time to start using virtual reality to help educate students on the autism spectrum, and how schools can get started.
Students can cast an unofficial vote for president and get a deep civics lesson on the process and issues affecting the 2020 campaigns.
Engagement and equity issues need not hinder online learning this school year in the same way they disrupted K-12 education when COVID shut schools down in the spring.
Taking steps to meet students' basic needs, ensuring connectivity, and advancing innovation will be key to success this year.
Parents' confidence in public schools soared while their support for online learning grew sharply despite the COVID shutdown of schools this spring, according to an annual education survey.
Teachers are eager to use edtech to personalize online learning as schools recover from COVID but say they aren't receiving enough formal professional development.